Traveling home for the holidays elicits images of comfy crackling warm fireplaces, plates full of mom’s home cooking, and nice, hot cups of tasty eggnog. But before you get there, you’ll probably be caught in the unavoidable last-minute crowds scrambling for gifts, luggage-packing nightmares, bumper-to-bumper traffic to the airport, never-ending check-in and security lines, only to end up sitting... READ MORE
In the last macro photography segment, we looked at three easy ways to get into macro photography: macro lenses, extension tubes, and close-up filters. As with most things photographic, there are many different ways to accomplish a single task, and... READ MORE
It was just over a year ago when the groundbreaking full-frame a7 series was released and now Sony Japan is looking to further establish themselves with the announcement of the Alpha a7II Mirrorless Digital Camera. Building upon its much lauded predecessor, the a7II features 5-axis in-body image... READ MORE
Chances are that most of you have a pile of family photo albums sitting in a box somewhere that rarely, if ever, get to see the light of day. We live in a world where photos are shared constantly through social media, text messages, and email. Wouldn’t you like to share those older family photos as well? Wouldn’t you love to surprise your sibling with a #TBT (throw-back Thursday) Instagram photo... READ MORE
Throughout the course of 2014, a number of notable SLR lenses were released, running the gamut from optically refined, fast primes to versatile and long-reaching zooms, with all other realms covered in between. While the lens releases varied from manufacturer to manufacturer and system to system, a number of distinct themes became recognizable, which act as foundation points from which to compare... READ MORE
The premise of the camera is simple: it's a box that allows a measured amount of light into it in order to create an image on a photo-sensitive material. Stroll through the B&H Photo SuperStore and you'll see there are literally thousands of different interpretations of how to best do this. Cameras of all shapes, sizes, and colors are on the shelves—all of them begging to be held and used to... READ MORE
How do you know it is Friday? Because you are reading the B&H Gear Roundup! This week in the news: DJI launched the 4K-capable Inspire 1 Quadcopter; Canon announced the EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM lens; and JVC debuted a new line of 4K video cameras with three different offerings to satisfy the needs of hobbyists and pros.
DJI Inspire 1 Quadcopter
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In the following video, Larry Becker, from KelbyOne, introduces the pocketable Pentax Q-S1 Mirrorless Digital Camera. This video covers the camera’s compact form factor, feature set, and image quality. Becker also discusses the 5-15mm and 15-... READ MORE
Each year, photographers of all levels, from professional to enthusiast, can reliably expect new and improved tools to help them realize their vision. Higher-resolution cameras, faster computers, as well as more powerful imaging software continuously expand what is possible in the process that begins within the photographer’s eye and ends inside the finished frame. Arguably though, the most... READ MORE
For you, me, and almost everybody else you and I know, cost is a consideration when purchasing new camera gear. For others, cost is a secondary issue—if not a non-issue altogether. The following products represent the priciest camera gear we offer at B&H, along with a few words about what makes them so special.
Luxury Camera Bodies
According to the rules, image sharpness and high pixel... READ MORE
When you’re looking for a new camera, the image sensor can end up just another bullet point in a list full of specs. It’s one of those things that’s ever-evolving in the digital landscape, promising us higher-quality images with the passing of every few years. In simplest terms, your image sensor converts light into an electronic signal. It’s the digital equivalent of film, and a critical part of... READ MORE
Recording work and data in the form of thousands of pictures or hours of video is made possible by compact memory cards. These devices are the standard for photo and movie storage, saving and protecting your files until you can transfer them safely to a more permanent home on your... READ MORE